Recent issues

A list of articles from recent issues of the Journal, available from the Ingenta Connect website, is below:

Local Population Studies Number 98 (Spring 2017)

Rosemary Leadbeater, Smallpox in Oxfordshire, 1700–99, and the Implications of Familial Transmission Routes
Tom Heritage, The Living Arrangements of Older people in the 1851 and 1891 Census Enumerators’ Books for Hertfordshire
H. M. Mac Boot, Using Census Returns and the Own-Children Method to Measure Marital Fertility in Rawtenstall, 1851–1901
F. Keith Geary, Population Movements in a Warwickshire Village 1841–1891: Bidford-on-Avon
Crichton Smith, Nick Parr, Nikola Balnave, Lucy Taksa, Making New South Wales Religion, Education and Population Statistics Accessible
Regular features: Book Reviews


Local Population Studies Number 97 (Autumn 2016)
Contents include:
Marc Tremblay, Urban English and Scottish Ancestors in the Regional Populations of the Province of Quebec (Canada)
Sarah Rose Taylor, The Distribution of Scottish Settlements in Ontario, 1871-1901
Grant Masom, Not fit for Humans? Social and Economic Change in Slough 1919–1951
Review of recent periodical literature


Local Population Studies Number 96 (Spring 2016)
Contents include:
Margaret Bolton, The Experience of Plague in East Kent, 1636-38
Romola Davenport, Urban Family Reconstitution—A Worked Example
Peter Jolly, A Study of Bigamists in Pre-Victorian London
Research in Progress: Mark Hailwood, Jane Whittle, Women’s Work in Rural England, 1500–1700: A New Methodological Approach
Samantha A. Shave, The Carnegie Dietary Survey of Interwar Britain
Regular features: Book Reviews


Local Population Studies Number 95 (Autumn 2015)
Contents include:
Lyn Boothman, Studying the Stayers: the Stable Population of Long Melford, Suffolk, over Two Hundred Years
Robert J. Bennett, Gill Newton, Employers and the 1881 Population Census of England and Wales
Robert Tierney, Kevin Parton, ‘From These Youth Has Gone’: Population Decline in the Lachlan Region of New South Wales, 1920–1947
Brian Parker, Marriages at Woodstock Following the 1653 Marriage Act
Review of recent periodical literature


Local Population Studies Number 94 (Spring 2015)
Contents include:
Julia Allison, Maternal Mortality in Six East Anglian Parishes, 1539-1619
Jeremy Boulton, Romola Davenport, Few Deaths before Baptism: Clerical Policy, Private Baptism and the Registration of Births in Georgian Westminster: a Paradox Resolved
Andrew Hinde, Victoria Fairhurst, Why was Infant Mortality so High in Eastern England in the mid Nineteenth Century?
Research Notes: Brian Parker, Marriage Horizons at Woodstock, a Revised Approach
Samantha A. Shave, The Carnegie Dietary Survey of Interwar Britain
Regular features: Book Reviews


Local Population Studies Number 93 (Autumn 2014)
Contents include:
James P Bowen, Cottage and Squatter Settlement and Encroachment on Common Waste in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centries: Some Evidence form Shropshire
Lewis Darwen, Workhouse Populations of the Preston Union, 1841-61
John Wilmot, ‘Indeed a Health Resort’? Mortality at the Leamington Provident Dispensary, 1869-1913
Sources and methods: Chris Galley and Alice Reid, Maternal Mortality Review of recent periodical literature


Local Population Studies Number 92 (Spring 2014)

Contents include:
Heather Falvey, Assessing an Early Modern Fenland Population: Whittlesey (Cambridgeshire)
Colin G Pooley, Migrants and the Media in Nineteenth-century Liverpool
Ron Johnston, Michael Poulsen and James Forrest, London’s Chanaging Ethnic Landscape, 2001-2011: A Cartographic Exploration
Research Notes: Graham Butler, Yet Another Inquiry into the Trust-worthiness of the Eighteenth-century Bills of Mortality: the Newcastle and Gateshed Bills, 1736-1840
Regular features: Book Reviews


Local Population Studies Number 91 (Autumn 2013)
Contents include:
Caroline Verney with Janet Few, Is blood thicker than water? Farm servants and the family in nineteenth-century north Devon
Samantha Williams, Unmarried mothers and the new poor law in Hertfordshire
Audrey Perkyns, Occupation patterns in six Kentish parishes 1841-81
Research Notes: Michael Saxby, Marriage horizons in Surrey and Nottinghamshire
Research Notes: Jonathan Healey, Grain trading, law and the moral economy of dearth: some evidence from the Elizabethan Lake District
Regular features: Review of recent periodical literature.


Local Population Studies Number 90 (Spring 2013)

Contents include:
Colin G Pooley, The influence of locality on migration: a comparative study of Britain and Sweden in the nineteenth century
Jonathan Healey, The landholding structure of a northern manor: Troutbeck, c. 1250-1800
Robert Gant, Railway villages in south east Monmouthshire 1850-1965: a community perspective
Regular features: News from the universities, book reviews.


Local Population Studies Number 89 (Autumn 2012)

Contents include:
Sara Horrell and Deborah Oxley, Hasty pudding versus tasty bread: regional variations in diet and nutrition during the Industrial Revolution
Marion Hardy, The Newfoundland trade and Devonian migration c. 1600-1850
Dilece Connor and Andrew Hinde, Mortality in town and countryside in early modern England
Research notes: Ross McDermott, Burial location in the parish of Earls Colne, 1550-1830
Research notes: Christine Jones, The last population of Samson
Electronic resources for local population studies: Sue Hawkins, The Historic Hospital Admission Registers Project: a unique online resource for historians of child health
Review of recent periodical literature


Local Population Studies Number 88 (Spring 2012)
Contents include:
Rebecca Oakes, Adolescent mortality at Winchester College, 1393-1540: new evidence for medieval mortality and methodological considerations for historical demography
John Hall, From cottage to community hospitals: Watlington Cottage Hospital and its regional context, 1874-2000
Cathy Day, Geographical mobility in Wiltshire, 1754-1914
Debates in population history: Peter Razzell, Living same-name siblings and English historical demography: a commentary
Debates in population history: Chris Galley, Eilidh Garrett, Ros Davies, and Alice Reid, Living same-name siblings and English historical demography: a final comment
Research note: Stuart Basten, Traffic in corpses: further evidence from late-Georgian north-east England
Regular features: News from the universities, book reviews.